Research Activities

Members of staff in the department are engaged in various scholarly activities apart from teaching. This includes publishing papers in conferences and journals, undertaking project and consultancies including funded student projects (FURAP).

Core Research Areas

  • Behavioral Modeling of RF and Microwave Circuits and Digital Pre-distortion–Dr Khaled
  • Wireless communications and networks for medical applications-Dr Khaled
  • Control and Guidance Systems- Dr Mallela
  • Power Systems Control-Dr Mallela
  • Demand Side Management-Dr Mallela
  • Component based Software Development-Dr Vijayalakshmi
  • Software Quality Management-Dr Vijayalakshmi
  • Software testing-Dr Vijayalakshmi
  • Power Flow Analysis-Dr Dharmasa
  • Renewable Energy -Dr Dharmasa
  • Electrical Protection System and Safety-Dr Dharmasa
  • Control Systems and Automation-Dr Dharmasa
  • Optimizing the implementation process of a capacitor unit in power network-Dr Sabah
  • Antenna array-Dr Muralidharan
  • Digital Image Processing/Image Enhancement –Dr Feras
  • Optical Code Division Multiple ANU-CoEss (CDMA) Systems-Dr Feras
  • Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTs)-Dr Satish
  • Electrical Machines: Analysis and Control-Dr Satish
  • Renewable Energy-Dr Okedu
  • Wind farms Stability using Variable Speed Wind Turbines-Dr Okedu
  • Power System Stability Analysis-Dr Okedu
  • Augmentation and Integration of Wind Farms into Power Systems -Dr Okedu
  • Hybrid Renewable Energy System Penetration (Standalone) and Grid Connected (non- Autonomous) -Dr Okedu
  • Future Energy System Storage (Hydrogen Gas Production) and Fuel Cells Applications-Dr Okedu
  • Power Electronics, Power converter design and FACTS devices-Dr Okedu
  • Mathematical Modeling-Dr Suresh Manic
  • Controller design for non-linear system-Dr Suresh Manic
  • System Identification – MIMO systems-Dr Suresh Manic
  • Bio Medical Instrumentation-Dr Krishna Priya
  • Artificial Intelligence and soft computing-Dr Krishna Priya
  • Medical Image Processing -Dr Krishna Priya
  • Optimization of controllers -Dr Krishna Priya
  • Automated Instrumentation and control-Dr Krishna Priya

Funded Projects

  1. High Altitude weather balloon for space and atmospheric observation in Oman” awarded by TRC under FURAP program, October 2013
    Research team
    R. Muralidaran (Mentor), Saleh Al Maskari and Faisal Chowdhury (Team Members)
  2. Automatic Cruise Control System (ACCS) for Vehicles”
    Research team
    D. Ragavesh (Mentor), Ahmed Hamood Nassir Al kharousi, Azza Abdullah Ali Al-Rahbi and Hajar Hamood Al Harrasi (Team Members)
  3. Object detection, identification and tracking using Image Processing Algorithms with applications in road safety
    Research team
    Rajat Srivastava (Mentor), Tahra Sulaiman Malik Al Shammakhi, Amani Said Ahmed Al Sulaimi, and Awatif Mohammed Ahmed Al Harfih(Team members)
  4. Help Me(Android Application)
    Research team
    Geetha Achuthan (Mentor), Mouza Saif Sultan Al Yarabi, Amani Salim Aldhouani, Fathimath Zuha aksood, Noof Abdulrahman Al Balushi, Sarah Obaid Sheikh and Sondos Moath Salah Makoseh (Team members)



Staff & Students Research Activities 2017

Journal Publications

  • Achuthan, Geetha and Niladuri, S.,2017. Cronbach Alpha Reliability Factor Based Reputation Mechanism for Mitigating Byzantine Attack in MANETs, Wireless Personal Communications, Springer, 96(3), pp. 4525–4541.
  • Achuthan, Geetha. and Niladuri, S.,2017. Conditional Probabilistic Poisson Factor based Mitigation Mechanism for Byzantine attack in MANETs. International Journal of Computer Networking, Wireless and Mobile Communications (IJCNWMC), 7(1), pp.1-10.
  • Al-Khayari, H., Mallela, V., Tanavade, S. (2017) Design of Substation grounding System-A case study at Petroleum Development Organization and MZEC, Oman. The International Conference on Electrical and Computing Technologies and Applications. Nov 21-23.
  • Fadeela Al Matrushi, Amira Al Housni & Suresh Manic.(2017) Solving the Controller Design Problem for TITO System Using Jaya Algorithm, IEEE International conference on Computational Intelligence and Computing research (ICCIC) Date of conference: Dec 14-16, 2017, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • KrishnaPriya, Godwin Anand, Rajat Srivatava, Susamma Chacko(2017), Application of Convergent Heterogeneous Particle Swarm Optimization on MR Brain Image for tumor Segmentation using maximum Fuzzy Entropy”. International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics, Volume 117 No. 10. 2017, pp. 43-47.
  • Maksood, Fathimath. Z., Achuthan, Geetha., 2017. Sustainability in Oman: Energy Consumption Forecasting using R, Indian Journal of Science and Technology (IJST), 10(10), pp.1-14.
  • R Muralidharan, 2017. Parameter extraction of solar photovoltaic cells and modules using current–voltage characteristics, International Journal of Ambient energy. Published online: 17 Feb 2016.
  • Nawf Al Shibli, Rahma Al Sulaimi, Suresh Mani (2017), SGO and Tsallis Entropy Assisted Segmentation Of Abnormal Regions from Brain MRI, International Engineering Research conference, Taylors University, Malaysia –EURECA-2017 Date of conference: Dec 6, 2017
  • Patidar H, Mahanti GK, Muralidharan R(2017). A Comparative Analysis of Evolutionary Algorithms for Synthesis of Scanned Linear Array of Mutually Coupled Parallel Dipole Antennas. International Journal of electronics and telecommunications. Vol 63, No 2 (2017)
  • K. E. Okedu, “Augmenting DFIG Wind Turbine Transient Performance using Alternative Voltage Source T-type Grid Side Converter” Renewable Energy Focus, Elsevier, Paper ID 2016_114, vol. xx, no. xx, pg. xx-xx, April, 2017 (forthcoming edition)

Conference Publications

  • K. E. Okedu, “Improving Grid Frequency Dynamics of Synchronous Generators Considering Wind Energy Penetration”, IEEE International Electric Machines and Drives Conference (IEMDC 2017), Paper ID 112, May 21-24, 2017, Miami, Florida, USA.
  • K. E. Okedu, “Optimal Position and Best Switching Signal of SDBR in DFIG Wind Turbine Low Voltage Ride Through Conditions”, IEEE International Electric Machines and Drives Conference (IEMDC 2017), Paper ID 115, May 21-24, 2017, Miami, Florida, USA.

Scholarly Activities

  • Ali Abdullah Hamed Al-Mahruqi, Saleh Salim Khamis Al-Araimi, Attended open day at Oman Datapark (Cloud Computing Data center), Oman Knowledge Oasis (KOM4) 15, November , 2017.
  • Ali Abdullah Hamed Al-Mahruqi has conducted a staff development workshop on "Active Directory configuration 2017, Cisco and Network Lab, NU College of Engineering, Al-Hail Campus, Muscat, Oman.
  • Ali Abdullah Hamed Al-Mahruqi has conducted a staff development workshop on "Installation of server on Virtual Machines 2nd April 2017, Cisco and Network Lab, NU College of Engineering, Al-Hail Campus, Muscat, Oman
  • Athar Azeez, conducted a workshop on Academic Advising, NU College of Engineering, Al-Hail Campus, Muscat, Oman. October, 2017 Computer students of Level 4, Attended open day at Oman Datapark (Cloud Computing Data center), Oman Knowledge Oasis (KOM4) 15, November, 2017.
  • Dharmasa, Sindhu Nair, Durga Sukumar, presented a paper entitled “Electrical Wiring Capacity and Study of Wireless Network under Desert Temperature Conditions: A Case Study at IC3TSN-IEEE International Conference on “ Communication Technology for smart nation ”12-14 th Oct 2017, G.D. Goenka University, Gurgaon, ND, India.
  • Dharmasa, Sindhu Nair, presented a paper entitled “Formulation of Impact of voltage change in the radial power flow with tap change transformer at IEEE International Conference on “Technology for smart nation” 17-19 th Aug 2017, Reva University, Bangalore, India.
  • First experiment for 5G Technologies launch, Omantel, Sultanate of Oman, 13, November, 2017. Attended by 10 students from Telecommunication Engineering & 9 students from Computer Engineering.
  • Geetha Achuthan has reviewed three journal papers for Wireless Personal Communications, Springer Journal.
  • Geetha Achuthan has conducted a staff development workshop on Conducted a staff development workshop on ‘Use of CASE tools for system design’ on 20th April 2017.
  • Mansoor Ali K.P delivered an in-house SDW on ‘Paperless Assignments using Google Classroom’ on 21 Mar 2017
  • Mansoor Ali K.P delivered an in-house SDW to dept. staff on ‘Writing Measurable Module Learning Outcomes’ on 6th Apr 2017 in Multimedia Lab
  • Mohammed Kunhamu conducted training workshop in electrical systems for staff from Royal Yacht on May 2017
  • Okedu Kenneth, Has been awarded a title as best researcher By Elsevier April, 2017.
  • Ragavesh, conducted a workshop on Usage of Microsoft word in technical report, NU College of Engineering, Al-Hail Campus, Muscat, Oman on 18, September, 2017.
  • Ramakrishna Kumar, Ms Amal and Ms Shahida attended short term course SDW to dept. staff on ‘Mobile Application Development on July 2017. Ramakrishna Kumar & Asma Tabassum conducted In house Staff development training session on Online Submission of Course Work Assignments (NU-CoE Learn), May 2017
  • Ramakrishna Kumar conducted In house Staff development training session on Usage of BlackBoard E-Learning Tool (NU-CoE Learn), May 2017
  • Ramakrishnan Kumar , conducted a workshop on Usage of NU-CoE learn, NU College of Engineering, Al-Hail Campus, Muscat, Oman on 26, September, 2017
  • Ramakrishna, conducted a workshop on Website Development, NU College of Engineering, Al-Hail Campus, Muscat, Oman on October, 2017
  • Ramakrishna, conducted a workshop on Mobile Application Development, NU College of Engineering, Al-Hail Campus, Muscat, Oman on November, 2017
  • Saleh Al-Araimi, conducted a workshop on Creating Online Quizzes, NU College of Engineering, Al-Hail Campus, Muscat, Oman on 17, September, 2017
  • Saleh Al-Araimi, conducted a workshop on Online CW Submission through NU-CoE Learn, NU College of Engineering, Al-Hail Campus, Muscat, Oman on October, 2017
  • Saleh Al-Araimi, Conducted a workshop on internet of Things, NU College of Engineering, Al-Hail Campus, Muscat, Oman on November, 2017 Staff & Students Research Activities 2016
  • Feras N. Hasoon was Technical Program Committee member at 9th IEEE-GCC Conference and Exhibition 2017 (9th IEEE-GCC 2017), Bahrain.
  • K.E Okedu, reviewed papers in Journal of Engineering, IEEE Transactions Industrial Electronics, IET Renewable Power Generation, IET Electric Power Applications, IET Power Electronics, CSEE Journal of Power and Energy Systems, International Journal of Emerging Electric Power System, IET Transactions on Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution, IEEE Transactions on Power and Energy System (PES) – Transactions on Sustainable Energy, IEEE Transactions Industrial Applications and Society (IAS) Journal, IEEE Transactions on Power and Energy System (PES) - Transactions on Power Systems, Energy Conversion Management Journal ,Electrical Power and Component Systems Journal (EPCS),International Journal of Renewable Energy Research (IJRER) Europe, Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy (JRSE), Neural Computing and Applications Journal (NCA)
  • Mansoor Ali delivered NU-CoE SDW on ‘Paperless Assignments using Google Classroom’ on 4th Jan 2017.
  • Mansoor Ali delivered SDW to dept. staff on ‘Writing Measurable Module Learning Outcomes’ on 6th Apr 2017.

Staff & Students Research Activities 2016

Journal Publications

  • Anusha Rani, Senthil Kumar B, K.Suresh Manic, "Sliding Mode Control for robust regulation for chemical Processes" Indian Journal of Science and Technology, ISSN 0974-6846, Vol 9(12) March 2016, DOI: 10.17485/ijst/2016/v9i12/89918.
  • Kenneth E. Okedu, “Benefits and Weak Points of Various Control Strategies in Enhancing Variable Speed Wind Turbine Transient Performance” Renewable Energy Focus, Elsevier, vol. 19-20, pg. 104-116, 2017.
  • Kenneth E. Okedu, “Augmenting DFIG Wind Turbine Transient Performance using Alternative Voltage Source T-type Grid Side Converter” Renewable Energy Focus, Elsevier, vol. 18, pg. 1-10, 2017.
  • Kenneth E. Okedu, “Effect of ECS Low Pass Filter Timing on Grid Frequency Dynamics of a Power Network Considering Wind Energy Penetration” IET Renewable Power Generation, vol. 11, no. 9, pp.
  • Kenneth E. Okedu, “Hydrogen Production Using Variable and Fixed Speed Wind Farm Topologies in a Utility Grid” Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy (JRSE) American Institute of Physics (AIP).
  • Kenneth E. Okedu, “Enhancing DFIG Wind Turbine during Three-phase Fault Using Parallel Interleaved Converters and Dynamic Resistor” IET Renewable Power Generation, vol. 10, no. 6, pp. 1211-1219, 2016.
  • R.Krishna Priya, Suresh Manic, P S Godwin Anand, C.Thangaraj, C.Kesavadas, “Integrated Optimal -Fuzzy Entropy Approach in Detecting and Segmenting Brain Malignancy from Magnetic Resonance Images with Image Quality Analysis”, International Journal of Advanced Research in Electrical, Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, Vol. 5, Issue 10, October 2016.
  • R.Krishna Priya, Suresh Manic, P S Godwin Anand, C.Thangaraj, C.Kesavadas, “Optimal -Fuzzy Entropy Integrated Approach In Detecting And Segmenting Brain Malignancy From Magnetic Resonance Images”, International Journal Of Current Engineering And Scientific Research, Vol. 3, Issue 11, November 2016.
  • Suresh Manic, R.Krishna Priya and V Rajinikanth, “Image Multithresholding based on Kapur/Tsallis Entropy and Firefly Algorithm”, Indian Journal of Science and Technology, Volume 9, 2016.
  • Suresh Manic.K, S.Devakumar, V.Vijayan and Rajinikanth.V “ Design of centralized PI controller for Interacting Conical System” Indian Journal of Science and Technology, ISSN 0974-6846, Vol 9(12) March 2016, DOI: 10.17485/ijst/2016/v9i12/89920 pp 1-4.
  • Suresh Manic.K, Uma Suresh, R.Senthil “Design of Multi-loop PI controllers for TITO systems using TLBO Algorithm” Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Science- AENSI Journals ISSN 1991-8178, 10(5) March 2016 pp 111-116.
  • Senthil Kumar B, K.Suresh Manic, “ sliding mode control for robust tracking of a first order system with time delay” International journal of Advanced Engineering Technology, E-ISSN 0976-3945, Vol 7(1), March 2016, pp761-764.
  • Senthil Kumar B, K.Suresh Manic, “Optimal sliding surface design for a MIMO distillation system” Rev. Tec. Ing. Univ. Zulia., doi:10.21311/001.39.8.03, Vol 39(8), November 2016, pp21-26.
  • Achuthan, Geetha. and Nildurai, S., 2016.Byzantine Attacks and its Security Measures in Mobile Adhoc Networks, Int'l Journal of Computing, Communications & Instrumentation Engg. (IJCCIE), 3(1), pp. 42-47.
  • Al-Mahruqi, A.A, Stewart, B. G, Hainey, B, Vallavaraj, A (June, 2016) A Review of Performance and Energy Aware Improvement Methods for Future Green Cloud Computing, International Journal of Computer Applications (0975 – 8887) Volume 144 – No.11, June 2016
  • K. E. Okedu, “Hydrogen Production Using Variable and Fixed Speed Wind Farm Topologies in a Utility Grid” Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy (JRSE), American Institute of Physics (AIP), vol. 8, no. 6, pp. 1-13, December, 2016, DOI: 10.1063/1.4972886
  • K. E. Okedu, “Enhancing DFIG Wind Turbine during Three-phase Fault Using Parallel Interleaved Converters and Dynamic Resistor” IET Renewable Power Generation, vol. 10, no. 6, pp. 1211-1219, 2016, DOI: 10.1049/iet-rpg.2015.0607.
  • Maksood ,Fathimath. and Achuthan, Geetha., 2016. Analysis of Data Mining Techniques and its Applications. International Journal of Computer Applications(IJCA), 140 (3),pp. 6-14.
  • R. Muralidharan, 2016. Parameter extraction of solar photovoltaic cells and modules using current–voltage characteristics, International Journal of Ambient energy, pp.1-5

Conference Publications

  • Sindhuja P, Senthil Kumar B, K.Suresh Manic, “Fast Terminal Sliding Mode Control for Temperature Control of an Unstable Chemical Reactor” IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Computing Research, (ICCIC) , Dec 15-17,2016, Agni college of Technology, Chennai, India.
  • K.Suresh Manic, Uma Suresh, R.Senthil “Design of multi loop PI controllers for TITO systems using TLBO algorithm” 2nd International Conference on Intelligent computing and applications-ICICA-2015 feb 5-6 2016, KCG college of technology, Chennai.
  • Achuthan, Geetha. and Nildurai, S., 2016.Byzantine Attacks and its Security Measures in Mobile Adhoc Networks, International Conference on Advances in Engineering &Technology Research (AETR-16), Dubai (UAE), Jan. 10-11, pp. 40-45
  • Hilal Fadhi, Feras N. Hasoon, “Automatic Vehicle Accident Detection Based on GSM System”, 3rd International Conference on Electronic Design (ICED 2016), 11-12 August 2016, Phuket, Thailand.
  • Feras N. Hasoon, reviewed papers in Journal of optical engineering (OE), USA, International Journal of Electronics, Computer and Communications Technologies (IJECCT), Malaysia and Journal of Engineering Science and Technology (JESTEC), Malaysia
  • K. E. Okedu, Dharmasa Pawar, R. Uhunwangho, Richard A. John and Peter Madifie, “Hydrogen Production in Renewable Energy System and Power Factor Improvement”, International Conference on Electrical Energy Systems, Chennai, India, March, 2016, pp. 233-238 (available ieee xplorer).
  • Moosa Al Ismaili, Mansoor Ali. ‘Smart Fire Warning System’, in International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), Volume. 5, Issue. 01, January 2016.
  • Mustafa Khalfan AL-Mandhri “Child Safety Indicator System,” 6th National Symposium Engineering Final Year Projects, 4th May, 2016, Nizwa, Oman. Staff Supervisor:Dr. Feras N. Hasoon
  • Sulaiman Al Rashdi, Sumitha Premachandran,(2016), Waterless Cleaning System for Solar Panels, 6th National Symposium for Engineering Projects, University of Nizwa, 4th May 2016.
  • Sumitha Premachandran, P. Acharjee, Satish Suresh Tanavade,(2016), Improvement of Stability Margin, Critical Bus and Losses Using Modified CPF and SVC, 3rd International Conference on Electrical, Electronics, Engineering Trends, Communication, Optimization and Sciences, June 1-2, 2016, Andhra Pradesh, India.
  • Thafseela K.P., Saravanan C., Muralidharan R., Vijayalakshmi K., 2016. ‘Comparative Analysis of Lossless Compression Techniques in Efficient DCT-Based Image Compression System Based on Laplacian Transparent Composite Model and an Innovative Lossless Compression Method for Discrete-Color Images’, Proceedings of Third MEC International Conference on Big Data and Smart City, Middle East College, Muscat, Oman, March 15-16.
  • Vaidehi De, Ragavesh,D.,“Automated Parking Management System” 6th National Symposium for Engineering Projects, University of Nizwa, 4th May 2016.


Awards and Recognitions

  • Two of NU-CoE Students Mr Haithem Alyahai and Ms Rahma Alwadhani from Level 4 Computer Engineering Programme have won the first two places in the prestigious competition organized by Earnest and Young (EY) in partnership with other organizations in Oman.
  • NU-CoE students Fathimath Maksood(L4 CoE), Abdulrahman Jaradat( L4 EPE) and Mainul Islam(L4 MT) won third prize among 32 teams across GCC in Oman Collegiate Programming Contest (OCPC) held at SQU on April 27th 2016.

Scholarly Activities

  • Gani Basheer, attended the event on First experiment for 5G Technologies launch, Omantel, Sultanate of Oman, 13, November, 2017.
  • Kenneth E. Okedu, “Integrated Renewable Energy System: Intelligent Adjustable Solar Panel and Hydrogen Cars” Book Chapter 7 in the book entitled Renewable Energy: Sources, Applications and Emerging Technologies, Editor: Viola Burton, Published by NOVA, NY, USA. ISBN: 978-1-63485-651-5, 131-158, 2016.
  • Kenneth E. Okedu R. Uhunmwangho, Peter Ono Madifie and C. C. Chiodule,“Technical Review of Wind Farm Improved Performance and Environmental Development Challenges” Book Chapter 1 in the book entitled Wind Farms: Performance, Economic Factors and Effects on the Environment, Editor: Marian Dunn, Published by NOVA, NY, USA. ISBN: 978-1-634848411, pp. 1-47, 2016.
  • Dr.K.Suresh Manic evaluated thesis for Doctoral degree on “Certain investigations on control strategy for linear and nonlinear systems”-Annamalai University, India, 2015.
  • Dr.K.Suresh Manic evaluated thesis for Doctoral degree on “Power system reconfiguration for loss reduction and voltage profile improvement in distribution systems with distributed generation using evolutionary algorithm”-VIT University, India, Jan 2016.
  • Dr.K.Suresh Manic evaluated thesis for Doctoral degree on “Certain investigations on soft computing techniques for the nonlinear systems”-Annamalai University, India, March 2016.
  • Dr.K.Suresh Manic evaluated thesis for Doctoral degree on “Optimal allocation of compensating devices in radial distributed system”-VIT University, India, April 2016.
  • Dr.K.Suresh Manic evaluated thesis for MPhil degree on “Model of a smart energy control system for palm oil processing plant using hybrid fuzzy PID controllers”-The Papua New Guinea University of technology, Papua New Guinea Jan 2017.
  • Vijayalakshmi K and Geetha Achuthan has conducted a staff development workshop on ‘Approaching teaching differently’ -Teaching Methodology on 7th April 2016.
  • Geetha Achuthan, conducted a staff development workshop entitled ‘ Intellectual Property Rights and NU-CoE Harvard Referencing in MS Word’ on 17th March 2016.
  • Geetha Achuthan and Dr. K. Vijayalakshmi has conducted a staff development workshop entitled “Approaching teaching differently” -Teaching Methodology on 7th April 2016.
  • Feras N. Hasoon was Technical Program Committee member at IEEE International Conference on Big Data and Smart City (ICBDSC 2016), March 15-16, 2016, Muscat, Oman.
  • Kenneth E. Okedu, authored Integrated Renewable Energy System: Intelligent Adjustable Solar Panel and Hydrogen Cars, Book Chapter 7 in the book entitled Renewable Energy: Sources, Applications and Emerging Technologies, Editor: Viola Burton, Published by NOVA, NY, USA. ISBN: 978-1-63485-651-5, 131-158, August, 2016.
  • Kenneth E. Okedu, R. Uhunmwangho, Peter Ono Madifie and C. C. Chiodule, authored, Technical Review of Wind Farm Improved Performance and Environmental Development Challenges, Book Chapter 1 in the book entitled Wind Farms: Performance, Economic Factors and Effects on the Environment, Editor: Marian Dunn, Published by NOVA, NY, USA. ISBN: 978-1-634848411, pp. 1-47, April 2016.
  • Mansoor Ali conducted a staff development workshop entitled ‘Participatory Teaching using Mobile Apps’ on 6th April 2016.
  • Mouza Saif Sultan Al Yarabi and Khulood Saed Ali Al Saadi, Level 4 Telecom Engineering students jointly presented a seminar to students on the topic ‘The Internet of Things’ on 14th December 2016; Staff Mentor: Mansoor Ali
  • Sulaiman Al Rashdi, Level 4 Electrical Power Engineering student, published a paper based on his final year project ‘“Waterless Cleaning System for Solar Panels” at 6th National Symposium for Engineering Projects, University of Nizwa, 4th May 2016. Supervisor: Sumitha Premachandran
  • Sumitha Premachandran presented paper entitled” Improvement of Stability Margin, Critical Bus and Losses Using Modified CPF and SVC” at 3rd International Conference on Electrical, Electronics, Engineering Trends, Communication, Optimization and Sciences, June 1-2, 2016, Andhra Pradesh, India.
  • Sumitha Premachandran participated in one-week short-term course entitled ” Emerging Trends and Challenges of Modern Power System” on July 5th -9th 2016 at National Institute of Technology, Durgapur, India
  • Vaidehi De, Level 4 Electronic Engineering student, published a paper based on his final year project ‘“Automated Parking Management System” at 6th National Symposium for Engineering Projects, University of Nizwa, 4th May 2016. Supervisor: D Ragavesh

Staff & Students Research Activities 2015

Journal Publications

  • R.Krishna Priya, C.Thangaraj, C.Kesavadas, S.Kannan, “Brain Tumor Segmentation in MRI Images Using Integrated Modified PSO-Fuzzy Approach”, International Arab Journal of Information Technology, Volume 12, No. 6A December 2015.
  • R.Krishna Priya, P S Godwin Anand and P Subbaraj,”Application of ICT in Multivariable System Identification of Cement Mill Process”, IJRIST, Volume 2, 2015.pp. 39-46.
  • K Suresh Manic, V. Rajinikanth, S.Uma, Sarath Ananthasivam. “Design of Controller in double feedback control loop –An analysis with heuristic algorithms” Chemical Product and Process Modeling Journal, De Gruyter publications Volume 10, issue 4 pp 253-262,ISSN 1934-2659 December 2015.
  • Saravanan, M. and K. Suresh Manic “Design of Reversible counter” International Journal of Applied Engineering Research (IJAER), Research India publications ISSN.NO: 0973-4562 Volume 10(6) 2015 pp.5286-5290.
  • Singaravelan.J and Dr.K.Suresh Manic “An integrated z-source inverter for voltage sag compensation using MATLAB/Simulink” International Journal of Applied Engineering Research (IJAER), Research India publications ISSN.NO: 0973-4562 Volume 10(3) 2015 pp. 6058-6067.
  • Suresh Manic.K, Uma Suresh, Joyce Preethi.B and Leong Mun Loong “Multi-level Image Segmentation of RGB images using Otsu and Brownian Bat Algorithm” Advances in Natural and Applied Science- AENSI Journals ISSN 1995-0772, 9(5) May 2015 pp 74-81.
  • B. Senthil Kumar, K.Suresh Manic “ Sliding Mode control of a rotary inverted pendulum” International Journal of Applied Engineering Research- Research India Publications, ISSN 0973-4562, 10(66) September 2015 pp 14-18.
  • Z. G. Zahid, M. Singh, P. S. Menon, Feras. N. Hasoon, H. Bakarman, A. A. A. Bakar, M. A. M. Ali, S. Shaari, “Design and performance of a new 2D-OCDMA system using plastic optical fiber” Journal of Optoelectronics And Advanced Materials, vol. 9, No. 3-4, pp. 362 – 366, 2015.
  • Achuthan, Geetha and Nildurai, S., 2015. Analysis of Security Threats and its Countermeasures in Mobile Adhoc Networks. Advances inNatural and Applied Sciences, 9(6), pp. 421-425.
  • Achuthan, Geetha and Nildurai, S., 2015. Cohen Kappa Reliability Coefficient Based Mitigation Mechanism for Byzantine Attack in Manets. International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, 10(9), pp. 23989-24001.
  • Ahmed Zuhair, 2015. Microcontroller based Intelligent Car Security System, International Journal of Applied Information Systems (IJAIS), Vol 8, No. 3, Feb 2015
  • Ali, Mansoor, Stewart, Brian.G., Shahrabi, A. and Vallavaraj, A., 2015. Fuzzy based Load and Energy Aware Multipath Routing for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks. International Journal of Computer Applications (IJCA), 114(16), pp. 25-32
  • Al Farsi Hajar Salim Humaid and Nagaraj Malathi Bangalore,2015, Accident Notification system using Two Modems GSM and GPS, Vol 6, 8/number 3/7241295, March 2015.
  • Awadallah, M, Ayman Al-Khazraji and Al-delimi, K., 2015. Co-operating Mobile Robots Approaches. International Journal of Control Theory and Applications, 0974-5572(2),20
  • Fathimath Zuha Maksood, Moza Saif Al Yarubi, Amani Salim Al Dhouani and Geetha Achuthan. Article: Prototype for a Personal Safety Gadget using Arduino Uno. International Journal of Applied Information Systems, Vol10, No 1, pp.12-17, November 2015. Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA.
  • Gharaibeh, Khaled M, 2015. Performance of feed-forward linearizers of power amplifiers in OFDM systems under complex gain errors. International Journal of Communication Systems, Volume DOI:10.1002/dac.2948.
  • K. E. Okedu, Roland Uhunwangho and Ngang Bassey Ngang, “A Comparative Study of on and off Grid Tied Integrated Diesel Solar Generation System”, International Journal of Engineering Technologies”, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 19-25, 2015.

  • K .E Okedu, Roland Uhunmwangho and Wopara Promise, “Renewable Energy in Nigeria: The Challenges and Opportunities in Mountainous and Riverine Regions”, International Journal on Renewable Energy Research, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 222-229, 2015.
  • Mariam Ismaili, Ali Al-Mahruqi and Jayavrinda V.V, 2015 ‘Bus Safety System for School Children Using RFID and SIM900 GSM Modem’, International Journal of latest trends in Engineering and Technology, vol. 5, January, pp. 221-229
  • Conference Publications

    1. Ali Abdullah Hamed Al-Mahruqi, Brain Stewart and Brian Hainey (2015), Energy and Performance-Aware Server VMs Consolidation in IaaS Cloud Computing, 2nd International Conference on next generation of computing and communication technology, April 22-23, 2015, Dubai UAE.
    2. Ali Abdullah Hamed Al-Mahruqi, Brain Stewart and Brian Hainey (2015), A review of green cloud computing techniques and algorithms. 2nd International Conference on next generation of computing and communication technology, April 22-23, 2015, Dubai UAE.
    3. Dharmasa, H.,Srikanth,S., June 2015. Evaluation of Radial Distribution Network with Data Uncertainties using Affine and Interval Arithmetic based Reliability Range Indices, Conference Shaastrarth 2015.
    4. K. E. Okedu, Roland Uhunmwangho and Ngang Bassey Ngang, “A Study of Autonomous and Non-autonomous Diesel Solar PV System”, 3rd International Conference on Energy Challenges and Mechanics-towards a big picture, North Sea Conference and Journal, July 6-9, 2015, Aberdeen, UK
    5. Achuthan, Geetha. and Nildurai, S., 2015.Review of Security Threats and its Countermeasures in Mobile Adhoc Networks, National Conference on Intelligent and Computing (NCIC 2015), Pondicherry.

Awards and Recognitions

  • Ali Abdullah Hamed Al-Mahruqi was awarded the Best Teacher for the year 2015 at NU College of Engineering. The award was given during the 20th anniversary celebradtion of NU-CoE.
  • Ali Abdullah Hamed Al-Mahruqi, (2015), The First best Presentation Award on Energy and Performance-Aware Server VMs Consolidation in IaaS Cloud Computing, 2nd International Conference on next generation of computing and communication technology, April 22-23, 2015, Dubai UAE.
  • Ali Abdullah Hamed Al-Mahruqi, The First best Presentation Award (2015), a review of green cloud computing techniques and algorithms. 2nd International Conference on next generation of computing and communication technology, April 22-23, 2015, Dubai UAE.
  • Fathimath Zuha Maksood achieved 1st Position, Multimedia Contest, NU-CoE Tech Fest, 2015
  • Fathimath Zuha Maksood achieved 2nd Position, Math Quiz, 2015
  • Qais Mohammed Said AL Shibli won best poster award supervised by Dr Dharmasa entitled “ Ethernet based Energy Meeting ” at 8-IEEE-GCC Conference held during 1-4 Feb 2015 at SUQ, Oman.
  • R Muralidharan has been awarded PhD in the field of Antenna arrays from NIT Durgapur during December 2014 under the supervision of Prof: G. K. Mahanti

Scholarly Activities

  • Ahmed Zuhair, Level 4 Telecom Engineering student, published a paper based on his final year project ‘Microcontroller based Intelligent Car Security System’, in International Journal of Applied Information Systems (IJAIS), Vol 8, No. 3, Feb 2015; Supervisor: Mansoor Ali

  • Ahmed Zuhair, Level 4 Telecom Engineering student, presented a paper based on his final year project in the International Conference on Wireless Networks (ICWN), July 27-30, 2015, Las Vegas, USA; Supervisor: Mansoor Ali

  • Ahmed Zuhair, Level 4 Telecom Engineering student , presented a paper based on his final year project ‘Intelligent Car Security System’ in the tenth International Conference on Systems and Networks Communications (ICSNC 2015), November 15 - 20, 2015, Barcelona, Spain; Supervisor:Mansoor Ali

  • Ali Suleiman and Asiya Najeeb NSEFYP-EE-15-5004 submitted paper entitled "Automated Safe Braking System to Reduce Road Mortality Rate” in 5th National Symposium for Engineering on 5th May, 2015.
  • Alyasa Ahmed Al Rashdi presented a poster entitled on Digital Control of Irrigation through Solar Power Model for Agriculture on technical project supervised by Dr Dharmasa, aNU-CoEpted for presentation at ICCSPA15 Conference, American University of Sharjah, UAE.
  • Alyasa Ahmed Al Rashdi presented a poster (Ref. No.NSEFYP-EE-15-5001) entitled "Land-Gap Management Based Cost Effective Solar Power Generation Model for Agriculture", supervised by Dr Dharmasa, at 5th National Symposium for Engineering on 5 May, 2015
  • Ayman Al-Khazraji has been invited as a judge at 5th National Robot Olympiad organized by the Ministry of Education held in September 2015
  • Dharmasa has been nominated as Student Poster Contest Organizer at 8th IEEE-GCC International Conference and Exhibition 1 -4 Feb 2015 at SQU, Oman.
  • Dharmasa IEEE MD Officer has participated as Chief Guest and Key note Speaker in the International Conference organized at Vignan University sponsored by the Department of Science & Tech. (DST), Government of India, on 24th April 2015.
  • Dharmasa and Sabah S of Electrical were invited by Real Time Digital Simulator (RTDS), Canada for
    GCC –CIGRE” Leading Electric Power Conference & Exhibition in the Gulf Region during 10-12 November 2014 at Manama - Bahrain.
  • Dharmasa has reviewed a paper for Science PG Journal, USA.
  • EPE students Titu Bhwomik and Mahfoodh Said Khalfan Al Abri joined with M & IE Dept. Team Sadarah built an eco-friendly, energy-efficient car in participation of the Shell Eco-Marathon Competition held in Manila, Philippines from 26th February to 1st March 2015 in Manila, Philippines.
  • Kenneth E. Okedu, Roland Uhunmwangho, Ngang Bassey Ngang and Richard Azubuike John, authored “Optimization of Hybrid Energy Efficiency in Electrical Power System Design”, Book Chapter 7 of the book Energy Efficiency Improvements in Smart Grid Components, Editor, Moustafa M. Eissa, ISBN 978-953-51-2038-4, DOI: 10.5772/58493, pp. 171-192, April, 2015, INTECH.
  • Geetha Achuthan has reviewed five journal papers for Wireless Personal Communications, Springer Journal.
  • Geetha Achuthan has conducted a staff development workshop on ‘Using NU-CoE Harvard Referencing Style in Microsoft Word™®’ on 3rd March 2015

  • Nusaiba Am Busaidi, Level 4 Telecom Engineering student, presented a seminar to students on the topic ‘Prospects of 5G technology’ on 29th November 2015; Staff Mentor: Mansoor Ali
  • Ramakrishna Kumar has conducted staff development workshop entitled “Tool of Trade-Blackboard-NU-CoE Learn ” on 13th September 2015
  • Ramakrishna Kumar has conducted staff development workshop entitled “Tool of Trade-Turnitin” on 20th September 2015
  • Ramakrishna Kumar has conducted staff development workshop entitled “Tool of Trade-Smartboard ” on 30th September 2015
  • Sumaiya Saif Sultan Al-Yarubi presented a poster entitled “Smart Appointment System for NU-CoE Faculty” supervised by Saleh Salim Al-Araimi at 8-IEEE-GCC Conference held during 1-4 Feb 2015 at SUQ, Oman.
  • Ms Tasnim and Ms Salma, won the 4th place in the Electronic Engineering Competition held at Middle East College. Our team also won the public best project vote for creating a ‘Hostel Management’ website for easy browsing and booking. April, 2015

Staff & Students Research Activities 2014

Journal Publications

  • Al-Farsi Ali Issa, Al-Mahruqi Ali Abdullah and Jayavrinda Vrindavanam, 2014.Application System for File Uploadingusing ASP.NET. International Journal of Applied Information System,7(5), pp.11-15.
  • Al-khazraji Ayman and Aljebory Karim M.,2014. Robust Adaptive Type-2 Fuzzy Sliding Mode Control for Non- Linear uncertain SISO systems. Journal of Control Engineering and Technology, American V-King Scientific Publish, 4(3), pp.243-256.
  • Al-Shabibi, Lujaina, 2014. Automobile Speed Violation Detection System using Rfid and Gsm Technologies. International Journal of Applied Information Systems, 7(6),pp. 24-29.
  • K. E. Okedu and Roland Uhunmwangho, “Low Voltage Ride-Through Methods Based on Grid Codes for Doubly Fed Induction Generator Driven Wind Turbine,” (Invited for Special Issue), Journal of Emerging Trends in Engineering and Applied Sciences (JETEAS), vol. 5, no. 8, pp. 221-226, 2014.

  • K. E. Okedu and Roland Uhunmwangho, “Optimization of Renewable Energy Efficiency using HOMER,” International Journal of Renewable Energy Research, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 421-427, June 2014.
  • Al-Sharji Safiya Nasser, Al-Mahruqi Ali Abdullah and Ramakrishna Kumar, 2014. Help Desk Management
    System for PC Troubleshooting. International Journal of Applied Information System, 7(7), pp.8-14.
  • Gharaibeh, Khaled M, 2014. The Effect of Nonlinear Distortion on the Performance of MIMO Systems. AEUInternational Journal of electronics and Communications,69(2), pp.555-561.
  • Gharaibeh, Khaled M, 2014. A Masters Programme In Telecommunications Management-Demand-Based
    curriculum design. European Journal of Engineering Education, 40(3), pp. 267-284
  • Hameeda Hamada and Bangalore Malathi Nagaraj, 2014. Microcontroller based LADAR Systems for speed detection. International Journal of applied information Systems, VII, pp33-35
  • Hameeda Hamada and Bangalore Malathi Nagaraj, 2014. Contruction RADAR systems Using LASER Beam. International Journal Latest Trends in Engineering and Techology , III, pp47-48
  • Kesavan, Suresh Manic, 2014. Controller Tuning For A Nonlinear Hopper Process Tank-A Real Time Analysis.
    Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, EURECA Special Issue, pp. 59-67..
  • Kesavan, Suresh Manic, 2014. Model Reference Adaptive Control Of A Spherical Tank. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Science-AENSI Journals, 8(18), pp. 350-355.
  • Kesavan, Suresh Manic, 2014. Refined Double Search Optimization Methodology to Design PID Controller for
    Unstable Systems. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Science-AENSI Journals, 8(110), pp. 44-51.
  • Lujaina Al Shabibi, Nadarajan Jayaraman and Jayavrinda Vrindhavanam, 2014. Automobile Speed Violation Detection System Using RFID and GSM Technologies. International Journal of Applied Information System, VI(7), pp 24-27
  • Mansoor Ali, G. Stewart, A. Shahrabi and A. Vallavaraj, 2014. QoS Aware Multipath Threshold Routing for Mobile Adhoc Networks. International Journal of Applied Informations Systems,VII(1), pp 08-15
  • Ramalingam Muralidharan, Athinarayanan Vallavaraj, Patidar Hemant and Mahanti Gautham,2014. Failure Correction of Linear Array Antenna with Multiple Null Placement Using Cuckoo Search Algorithm. International Journal of Electronics and Electrical Engineering, V(1), pp 877-881

Conference Publications

  • K. E. Okedu, Roland Uhunmawangho and Ngerebara A. Sampson, “Dynamic and Transient Simulation Analyses of Grid Connected Large Wind Parks,” 2014 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM), July 8-11, 2014. Besancon, France (available on ieee Xplorer).
  • K. E. Okedu, Roland Uhunmwangho, “Low Voltage Ride-Through Methods Based on Grid Codes for Doubly Fed Induction Generator Driven Wind Turbine,” International Conference On Emerging Trends For Sustainable Development And Human Capacity Building In The Third World Nations (ICETSDHCB 2014), May 28-31, Accra, Ghana.

Awards and Recognitions

  • Ali Abdullah Hamed Al-Mahruqi has been nominated as Reviewer and Assessor of His Majesty’s Award for Excellence in E-Government (HM Award)
  • Abdulrahman Jaradat has won Second Prize in quiz contest under Engg-Fusion2014 on 1 May 2014, organized the banners of IEEE and ASME students chapter.
  • Ayman Al-Khazraji has presented a paper in the 19th World Congress of the International Federation of
    Automatic Control held in Cape Town, South Africa on 24- 29 August 2014 and consecutively awarded as best paper since three years.
  • Ayman Al-Khazraji has received an invitation as speaker for the International Summit on Industrial Engineering, San Francisco, USA.
  • Ayman Al-Khazraji has nominated as a Technical Program Committee Member for the International Conference on Applied Engineering Mathematics, China.
  • Dharmasa, Ramakrishna Kumar and Shahida T has received a Certificate as Fire Warden from SAFETY and SERVICES Co. LLC, Oman.
  • Fathimath Zuha Maksood has been Qualified for Arab Collegiate Programming Contest by ACM, Egypt, 2014
    Fathimath Zuha Maksood achieved 1st Position, Business Idea Competition, Entreprenuership Fair, 2014
  • Fathimath Zuha Maksood achieved 3rd Position in NU-CoE Math Quiz, 2014
  • Salma Isam Mansour of Level 4 Electronic Engineering bagged First prize for her project ‘Automated Car Ventilation System using Solar Energy’ supervised by Mr. Athar Azeez. She won an open flight ticket from Oman Air.

Scholarly Activities

  • Ali Abdullah Hamed Al-Mahruqi has attended an Excellence in e-Government Symposium 2014 during 22- 23 April 2014.
  • Ali Abdullah Hamed Al-Mahruqi has attended an International Conference on Intelligent Cloud Computing, during 24-25 February 2014.
  • Abdulrahman Jaradat attended a training program on Computer Vision Technology for Agriculture and Food Industries at The research Council, Oman on 30 March 2014
  • Abdulrahman Jaradat, IEEE Student Chair & Dr Dharmasa, IEEE Br.Counselor & MD Officer presented Special talk Benefits of Joining a Professional Body, Role of IEEE Student Member & Online Registration’ in the Workshop organized by IEEE student branch Published IEEE Region -8 newsletter , Vol 17 , No 2 Aug 2014
    Abdulrahman Jaradat, IEEE Student Chair and Dr Dharmasa, IEEE Branch Counselor Organized Un- Riddle the Riddle contest on 5 November 2014 under NU-CoE-IEEE Student Branch.
  • Alyasa Ahmed AL Rashdi and Qais Mohammed Al- Shibli have attended 12th Specialized Conference on
    Small Water and Wastewater Systems & 4th Specialized Conference on Resources Oriented Sanitation”, during 2-4 November, 2014 at Hormuz Grand, SEEB, Sultanate of Oman
  • Alyasa Ahmed AL Rashdi presented a poster entitled on Digital Control of Irrigation through Solar Power
    Model for Agriculture on technical project supervised by Dr Dharmasa, aNU-CoEpted for presentation at ICCSPA15 Conference, American University of Sharja, UAE.
  • Ahmed Hamood Nassir Al Kharousi (BSEL), Azza Abdullah Ali Al-Rahbi (BSEL) and Hajar Hamood Al Harrasi (BSEL) has participated in 6th Engineering Fair, SQU, Oman from 30 March 2014 – 02 April 2014 and demonstrated their project “Automatic Cruise Control System (ACCS) for Vehicles” supervised by Mr. D. Ragavesh.
  • Dharmasa, has been nominated as one of the Technical Advisory Committee for the International Conference On “Emerging Areas of Power Electronic Applications (ICEAPEA) held on 29 - 30th Dec, 2014
  • Dharmasa, presented NU College IEEE Branch Activity report and Membership Development activities at region-8 IEEE Membership Development Workshop, held in Dubai on spring 7-8 March 2014
  • Dharmasa, elected as an IEEE Oman Section Membership Development Officer, during election held on 28-01-2014 for IEEE-Oman Section committee member
  • Dharmasa, has reviewed a paper for the IET generation Transmission and Distribution Journal, UK.
  • Dharmasa, has reviewed a paper for the Science PG Journal, USA.
  • Dharmasa, IEEE Branch Counselor and Abdulrahman Jaradat, IEEE Student Chair organized, “Two Day IEEE Workshop” on Research Methodology- Experience by a student, Technical-Report writing, Plagiarism, and NU-CoE-Harvard reference style, at NU College Of Engineering, 14-15 October 2014
  • Dharmasa has attended a training program on “World of Industrial Operation” during 24-28 Aug 2014 at ABB, Oman.
  • Geetha Achuthan and team of students,Ms. Fathimath Zuha Maksood ,Ms. Rahma Yahya Said Al Wadhahi, Ms. Sarah Obaid Sheikh, Ms. Rahma Yahya Said Al Wadhahi has conducted student development workshop titled “Referencing using MS Word” on 24 November 2014 for level 3 and 4 students.
  • Geetha Achuthan has conducted a IEEE workshop titled “NU-CoE Harvard Referencing” on 15 October 2014 for level 3 and 4 students.
  • Priya, Krishna C.Thangaraj, C.Kesavadas and S.Kannan authored a chapter on “Application of Swarm Intelligence in Fuzzy Entropy Based Image Segmentation, Computational Intelligence Paradigms”, Innovations in Intelligent Machines-5. 2014, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 227-245.
  • Ragavesh D has conducted a workshop entitled “Programming AVR Microcontrollers” on 23rd, 27th and 28th April 2014 for students.
  • Ragavesh D has conducted a workshop titled “Usage of Microsoft® Word in report writing” on 1st December 2014 for level 3 and 4 students.
  • Ramakrishna Kumar, elected as an IEEE Oman Section Treasurer during election held on 28-01-2014, for IEEE-Oman Section committee member

Staff & Students Research Activities 2013

  • Journal Publications
    Mr. Mohammed Salman and Ms. Jayavrinda V.V, 2013. ‘Efficient Interactive Control System based on GSM’. International Journal of Latest Trends in Engg & Technology (IJLTET), Vol. 3 Issue2.

Conference Publications

  • Afra Abdullah Al Balushi and Mansoor Ali K.P Dharmasa, 2013, “Study On The Effect Of Co-Existence Of Different Wireless Technologies In A Mobile Ad Hoc Network”, National Conference On Advanced Technologies In Electrical And Mechanical Engineering, Al Musanna College of Technology, Oman, April 2013
  • Khalid Abdullah Al Wahibi and Mansoor Ali K.P,
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